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. >> reporter: people around the world have praised malala's courage. on friday, gordon brown, the u.s. special envoy of education and the former british prime minister, gave his support to her campaign for female education in a speech in islamabad. >> we in the international community want to say to you today that we will support you in your determination that no girl should be prevented from going to school out of fear. >> reporter: even after malala's shooting, six schools have been blown up by militants. the attacks are believed to be the work of pakistani taliban. authorities say 751 schools were attacked by extremists in the past ten years, including 233 that were almost destroyed. but islamic extremism is not the only reason why many pakistani girls are denied an education. poverty is another major problem that needs to be addressed. malala's shooting has exposed the challenges faced by the pakistani government. it's under renewed pressure to crack down on extremism and take steps to help children of poor families get an education. hideki yui, nhk world, islamabad. >>> myanmar is enjoyin
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